Apr 23, 2013 2:00am PDT
toronto and new york. 19-year-old joe dzhokhar tsarnaev remains in hospital, now charged with using a weapon of mass destruction. this as the city of boston tries to move on, holding a memorial for the third victim, boston university grad student liu ling zu. moments of silence were held around the country monday in boston. people gathered around the finish line to mark the time when the first bomb exploded. president obama also noted the time at the white house as did traders on the floor of the new york stock exchange. nbc news justice correspondent pete williams has the very latest. >> at 2:38 last monday afternoon, 11 minutes before the first bomb goes off the fbi says, a surveillance camera catches dzhokhar tsarnaev and tamerlan tsarnaev walking towards the finish line with backpacks, a second and crucial piece of video, the fbi says, comes from a surveillance camera mounted on this restaurant. at 2:42, court documents say the still unreleased video shows dzhokhar tsarnaev with a backpack walked towards the scene of a second bombing. at 2:45, he slips his backpack off. still ph
Apr 22, 2013 2:00am PDT
after the arrest of the suspect, 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev. now the focus is on what charges he will face and when. >> reporter: one week after two deadly bombings exploded in downtown boston killing three and injuring 183 people, the only surviving suspect remains in serious condition. as federal prosecutors prepare to bring charges against him, law enforcement sources say dzhokhar tsarnaev is unable to talk after a gunshot wound to the neck. exactly when he suffered this injury is still unknown. >> this is a complex investigation. and it's hard to say exactly how he received that injury. there was a shootout in watertown. there were explosives thrown. so that's being looked into right now. it's hard to say how it owe kurd. >> reporter: we're learning more about the tense moments right before tsarnaev's arrest. this video shows him hiding out in a boat in a backyard in watertown. after 25 minutes of negotiations with fbi agents, tsarnaev was apprehended. >> three police officers surrounded the boat, other officers came and assisted. we held that position until the fbi hostage r
Apr 22, 2013 6:00am PDT
charges against 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev. we are told he is writing down answers to some police questions and now lawmakers at capitol hill are pushing to declare the suspect an enemy combatant. he could be questioned without a lawyer and other protechs of the u.s. criminal justice system. tracie potts joins us live on capitol hill. good morning. >>> no questions before his miranda warnings would be admission i believe in court. prosecutors say they have plenty to convict him. keeping in mind he is a u.s. citizen with all the same rights as anymore else. dzhokhar tsarnaev is waking up answering investigators in writing. they are questioning him as an enemy combatant. >> i want the intelligence to save american lives. that can only be done effectively if he is treated as an enemy combatant. >> they don't need his confession to get him into trial. i think we don't have to cross the line. >> this morning, lots of questions about why the fbi didn't do more after inquiries about the older tsarnaev with radical groups. zi want to know how the fbi dropped the ball. we are at war with r
Apr 22, 2013 1:00am PDT
at the hospital. >> molly lion has more. >> dzhokhar tsarnaev is under heavy car at beth israel medical center. sources tell us he is also in stable condition. we are still waiting word on the charges he will face. but we are told the u.s. attorney's office could at any time level the charges. it is possible it could happen while he is still in a hospital bed. we are getting encouraging word on the condition of the officer who was shot during a gun battle with two suspects in water town. richard donahue 33 years old still in critical condition at mount auburn hospital in came blivenlg illy sedated and on a ventilator. he was able to wake up long enough to squeeze his wife's friends. he was also friends with sean collier the mit officer killed in the course before the manned hunt got underway on the streets. one of the victims will be laid to rest. a funeral is being held for 29-year-old kr-- krystle campbe. there will be a moment of silence held for the one week anniversary. much of the state will pause for that at 2:50 p.m. >> molly line live for us. thank you. >> so does dzhokhar tsarnaev ha
Apr 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
with investigators. former fbi insider john miller with what dzhokhar tsarnaev is telling them. plus we'll go to moscow where we look at ties to terror groups. >>> major budget cuts. if your airport hasn't been hit yet, it could be today. >>> more flooding in the midwest and we'll introduce you to the teacher of the year. >>> but we begin with today's "eye opener" with your world in 90 seconds. >> we have reason to believe, based upon the evidence that was found at that scene, that they were going to attack other individuals. >> authorities question the boston bombing suspect. >> dzhokhar tsarnaev is now communicating in writing with them. >> the battlefield is now in the united states so i believe he is an enemy combatant. >> the fbi did interview tamerlan tsarnaev. >> we need to up our game. >> a moment of silence will be observed today one week after the boston marathon bombing. >> we're not going to stop the marathon because we're stronger than the terrorists. >>> the latest flooding in the midwest has now taken at least three lives. >> the mississippi river
Apr 22, 2013 3:00am PDT
as radical gets. >>steve: have you seen this? the dramatic video of police closing in on dzhokhar tsarnaev? they used an infrared thermal imaging camera to pinpoint his exact location and movements inside the boat. >>brian: joining us with more on this technology taken from above, anna kooiman. >> good morning. they are stunning, these images. they were taken while taking tsarnaev into custody. you can see in the video released by the massachusetts state police, the 19-year-old in the boat, that image you see there is his body highlighted to thermal imaging. police were able to monitor his every movement because of this technology. now watch this. those big black puffs, those are explosions believed to be the flash grenades police threw at him. the company that makes the thermal cameras said the equipment worked exactly how it was supposed to. >> i think it was a real win they could look through the cover and see him lying inside the technology has been around for decades, but as you can see it keeps getting better and better. flare has more than 100 cameras in law enforcement communities.
Apr 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
a description of a still unreleased fbi video. according to those familiar with what it shows, dzhokhar tsarnaev can be seen removing his backpack at the spot where the second bomb was placed, and acting very differently from those around him when e first bomb blew up. >> this suspect took the backpack off, put it down, did not react when the first explosion went off, and then moved away from the backpack in time for the second explosion. >> federal officials say in the hours after the fbi released photos of the bombing suspects thursday night, investigators had not yet matched any names to their pictures and, in fact, did not even have the tsarnaev brothers in any terrorist data base. only after the older brother was killed in the late night shootout in watertown were agents able to check his fingerprints and put actual names to their case. fbi agents are seeking to interview all the family members and friends of the two brothers, including the wife of the older one, tamerlan. her lawyer says he is talking to federal authorities about how to proceed. matt? >> pete williams, thank you very much.
Apr 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
, authorities told abc news that 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev has now begun to answer questions. there's a team of federal agents trying to find out if there is an ongoing threat.those importa inecause serious wounds he suffered during the weekend's dramatic capture. >> we have movement in the boat. >> reporter: as police and federal agents closed in, after a resident reported there was a bloody person hiding in his boat. a helicopter reported these images. >> he just sat up. he's moving and flailing about, quite a bit of movement. >> reporter: the orders went out to do everything to capture the 19-year-old alive. even after an initial exchange of gunfire. >> all units, do not return the >> rorr: a robot in to tear the cover off. >> if they're able to successfully rip that off, he'll be fully exposed. okay? >> reporter: then they used flash-bang stun grenades to disorient the accused bomber. he had been apparently injured in a gunfight the night before. he was ordered to surrender and he meekly pulled up his shirt to show officers that he was not wearing a suicide vest. >> suspect in custody. >